Where is it Commonly Found?
Found during a heating process, thermal decomposition, or in the dust of the following:
Coating on fabrics (such as polyester)
Door and windows
Drain, Vent, Waste piping for residential and industrial use
Floor coverings (resilient sheet, tile, wall base)
Panels and Siding
Profiles (Window parts, Rainwater conduits, moldings, many others)
Swimming pool liners
Wall protection (flexible sheets, rigid sheets, corner guards, crash rails)
Wire cable sheathing
*We are following the European Union principles on asthma where the focus is on evidence that a substance has the ability to cause asthma, rather than on the existence of a specific underlying mechanism.
Asmanet -The Table of Agents and Substances that cause Occupational Asthma Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics (AOEC) Hazmap (Chemicals Associated with Occupational Asthma) Michigan State University Occupational & Environmental Medicine Table of Asthma New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services – Industries and Asthmagens The Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE) Link 1 The Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE) Link 2
How is it Categorized?
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